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Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension

Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension: Introduction

Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension: Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the arteries that carry blood to the lungs. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low. The condition occurs in a familial pattern i.e. tends to run in families. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension is available below.

Symptoms of Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension

Treatments for Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension

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  • Lifestyle changes, diuretics, digoxin, anticoagulants and oxygen therapy may provide benefits for some people. Surgery may be needed in severe cases
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Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension: Complications

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Causes of Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension

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Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension

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Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional dyspnea leads to a more »

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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or more »

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Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension

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Prognosis for Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension

Prognosis for Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension: Early detection and prompt treatment can significantly improve symptoms and long-term outcomes.

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More information about Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension

  1. Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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